Our Providers

Meet Our Amazing Medical Provider Team

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Yazen Joudeh, MD

Obesity Specialist | Illinois

Dr. Joudeh grew up in New Orleans and graduated from the University of Chicago, majoring in the Biological Sciences and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations. He then got his medical degree at Louisiana State University in New Orleans, after which he completed a combined residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Illinois at Chicago. His interests are primary care, preventative medicine, nutrition, and weight management. He is triple board-certified in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and Obesity Management.

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Rami Bailony, MD, M.S

Obesity Specialist | California

"The scale is not the problem. The problem is the stigma we as a society place on people with increased weight driven by the misconception that our weight is somehow a representation of our character. We need to move away from judging ourselves by our weight. It’s a number, its reminder, it’s something we track but it does not tell you the whole story.It certainly does not tell you what a marvelous or wonderful person you are. When people ask me what we do at Enara, I often say we help people manage their weight but more importantly we help them see past their weight. "

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Dietitian | Danielle Traub, RD, CSOWM

Dietitian | California

"I’ve had to keep a close eye on my weight all of my life and was grateful to turn my passion for food and nutrition into a career. I find obesity fascinating from a scientific perspective, working with patients to reach their health goals personally rewarding, and I couldn’t imagine doing anything else anywhere but Enara."

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Rebecca Biscaro, RD

Dietitian | California

"I am so grateful to combine my background in psychology and nutrition to guide my patients to lead balanced and healthy lives. My approach is rooted in concepts of mindful eating, biochemistry, and addressing barriers to change. I love being active with my golden retriever, reading (favorite nutrition-related book is Fat Chance, by Robert Lustig M.D.), and cooking at home. "

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Viveca Taylor, MPH, RD

Dietitian | California

"My aim as a provider is to help patients develop a style of eating that they enjoy and that honors their health goals. I love Enara’s “whole food” approach to weight loss because it really encourages people to develop a food routine that is both nutritious and (more importantly) sustainable. As someone with an academic background in public health, much of my degree was oriented around the importance of preventive healthcare, and it’s incredibly rewarding to see that firsthand everyday."

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Daisha Bonhomme, MS, CHWC, CPT

Health Coach | Texas, Illinois

"As a health coach, I strive to help all of my patients reach their ideal vision of health and wellness. It is my honor to help all of my patients make sustainable behavior changes that fit their lifestyles and ultimately become their best selves! "

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Hachem Dadouch, MD

Internal Medicine | Texas

Dr. Dadouch graduated from Damascus Medical School in 1989. After working as a research fellow At Harvard Medical School, he completed a Masters in Public Health at Boston University, and then started his postgraduate medical training in 1992 at Yale University. In 1999, after getting his board certification in Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine, Dr. Dadouch returned back to Damascus, his hometown, where he was practicing medicine. In 2011, Dr. Dadouch and his family returned to Texas. He was chosen as the medical director of the ED at Knapp Medical Center in Weslaco, TX until 2014, when Dr. Dadouch and his family moved to Austin.

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Mary Nicole John, DNP, FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner | Texas

"I am passionate about Obesity and Lifestyle Medicine because I feel that obesity is one of the leading causes of chronic illness in individuals and is treatable and preventable condition.  Adequate support and guidance provided by a multidisciplinary team can lead to improvement in health outcomes."

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Samad Khan, MD

Family Medicine | Texas

Dr. Samad Khan is a family medicine specialist in Frisco, Texas. He graduated with honors in 2012. Having more than 10 years of diverse experiences. He also specializes in emergency medicine.

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Dietitian | Mayble Jiang, MS, RD

Dietitian | California, Texas, Illinois

"I’m going to be honest, I LOVE to eat! But, I also believe that the food we eat has a profound impact on our physiological and mental health. I take pride in Enara’s whole food philosophy and holistic approach to achieving better health. It is truly rewarding to help patients make meaningful behavioral and lifestyle changes toward a healthier and happier life. "

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Bridget Petrowsky, PA

Physician Assistant | Texas, Illinois, California

"I am passionate about healthy living and take a holistic approach in helping patients achieve their long term health goals. I enjoy building relationships with patients and working with them to make positive changes. I believe by addressing nutrition, exercise, sleep, stress and social connections, patients can become empowered to live happier, healthier lives. "

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Amy Chen, MS, RD, CDE

Dietitian | California

"Enara is the first job I’ve had as a dietitian where I could witness sustainable lifestyle changes long term. It is a privilege to be a part of my patients’ journeys to better health. Lately, my hobby involves figuring out creative ways for my 2-year-old to help in the kitchen."

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Dana Ilvedson, RD

Dietitian | California

"Growing up as an active kid and food lover, I was excited to combine my passions for health and nutrition by becoming a registered dietitian. I enjoy the unique opportunity at Enara of developing long-lasting relationships with my patients, and having the chance to watch them make real lifestyle and behavioral changes that are sustainable. Outside of work, I enjoy being creative in the kitchen, staying active, and traveling (and eating!) all over the world."

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Andrea Pollema, MD

Obesity Specialist | California, Minnesota (Coming Soon)

"I have a passion to assist patients on their journey to better health. I enjoy equipping people with tools so they can reverse chronic conditions, reduce their medications, and regain control of their lives."

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Michael Shelver, MS

Exercise Physiologist | California

"As an exercise physiologist, I am passionate about working with patients to establish a lifelong exercise plan based on effective and evidence-based workouts. I enjoy continually interacting with my patients to increase their exercise knowledge and help achieve their optimal fitness goals."

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1650 South Amphlett Blvd, Ste 115 
San Mateo, CA 94402

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1710 South Amphlett Blvd, Ste 101
San Mateo, CA 94402